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Fama

Ship No 24

Departed for Graham's Town from (Port?) on 1st or 20 April 1836 under the protection of the Hon. Andrew Stockenstrom, Lt., Governor, and his Lady. - arrived at Cape Town 3 July 1836. 1 male and 2 females

[Listed in this order - Apprentice, Master, in what capacity to Master]

Master South African List are marked ✔

  • Barlow, William - S.F. van Breda, Koeberg, Cape District, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Bodkin, Michael - J. Laing, Klaver Valley, Cape District, shoemaker as a shoe maker. ✔
  • Calder, Edward - George Greig, Esq., Cape Town, merchant as a printer. Drowned in 1937. ✔
  • Castleman, Charles - S.F. van Breda, Koeberg, Cape District, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Charles - On Master List only. Now included on this Ship's list
  • Coston, Samuel - G.M. Pedder, Cape Town, Secretary to the Commissioners as a house servant. ✔
  • Harding, Thomas - J.W.J. Versfeld, Klaasenbosch, Cape District, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Lelant, Alfred - P. van Breda, Table Valley, Clerk in Government office as a farm servant. ✔
  • Logan, Jos.[twin] - C.G. Blankenburg, New Constantia, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Logan, R. [twin] - C.G. Blankenburg, New Constantia, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • McDonald, Thomas - S.F. van Breda, Koeberg, Cape District, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Mimms, William - George Twycross, Cape Town, merchant as a house servant. ✔
  • Mo, Charles - M.F. Surgens, Table Valley, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Moore, Richard - F.H. Kunhardt, Cape Town, chemist as a store servant. ✔
  • Morrison, Herschel - M.F. Surgens, Table Valley, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Newsom, Edward - S.F. van Breda, Koeberg, Cape District, farmer as a farm servant. ✔
  • Powell, John - David Williams, Cape Town, shoemaker as a shoemaker. ✔
  • Taylor, John - P. van Breda, Table Valley, Clerk in Government office as a farm servant. ✔
  • Trader, James - D. Williams, Cape Town, shoemaker as a farm servant. ✔
  • Williams, John David - R.H. Meyberg, Elsenburgh district, Stellenbosch, farmer as a farm servant. ✔

Source:- CFS 7th annual report, 1837.

Nore:- The embarkation return shows that 20 boys went out on the "Fama". The list above contains the names of 19 boys. The name of the other boy is not known.

Main Reference The Children's Friend Society - Juvenile Emigrants to Western Australia, South Africa and Canada 1834 - 1842 by Geoff Blackburn. This book can be obtained from Access Press, P.O. Box 132, Northbridge, Western Australia.

Reference - http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SOUTH-AFRICA/2001-05/0990088547

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